Posts by Stephanie Chang

April 28, 2017

Hyperrealistic Paintings Illuminate the Glistening Beauty of Colorful Crystals

Toronto-based artist Carly Waito is deeply inspired by the beautiful crystalline structures of minerals, such as amethyst and quartz. Boasting a bevy of spellbinding shapes and sizes, Waito has depicted their sparkling details in her crystal paintings. Their radiance practically leaps off the panels, and the textures are so realistic they seem like they can almost be touched.

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April 7, 2017

Modern Ceramics Fuse Traditional Eastern and Western Styles to Form Unexpected Tableware

The Hybrid collection from the Italian company Seletti features strikingly exquisite plates, bowls, teacups and saucers that juxtapose traditional Eastern and Western aesthetics. They're quirky and colorful, and each of the modern ceramics is an amalgamation of two contrasting styles melded at the center. The unexpected pairings are certain to start conversations at any dinner party. Hybrid was designed by CTRLZAK, a studio founded by artists and designers Katia Meneghini and Thanos Zakopoulos.

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